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Weekly claps for carers can become big protests over coronavirus

Tue, 2020-04-28 15:18
Health workers and campaigners have been raising slogans against the Tories during the weekly Clap for the NHS on Thursdays.

Internationalism matters

Tue, 2020-04-28 14:44
When the working class is faced with global crises, an internationalist response is needed. The coronavirus outbreak is clearly one such crisis.

Workplace action must be central to fight 

Tue, 2020-04-28 14:33
Worker's Memorial Day on Tuesday showed there is bitterness and anger among the working class about how people have been treated during this crisis.

Action on Workers’ Memorial Day

Tue, 2020-04-28 14:16
Workers took action on Tuesday to save lives as the Tories’ deadly lies and inaction over coronavirus continue

Protests against attacks on education in Greece

Tue, 2020-04-28 13:17
Teachers and high school students in Greece protested in public last Friday against attacks on education

Support for refugee activists in Australia

Tue, 2020-04-28 13:10
Activists in Australia are resisting attacks on their right to protest

Deaths in custody in France as police target black people

Tue, 2020-04-28 13:04
Five people died after contact with French police imposing lockdown restrictions.

Trump wants speedy and deadly return to work

Tue, 2020-04-28 12:44
Donald Trump is pushing for the US to get back to work as soon as possible

The things they say

Tue, 2020-04-28 10:56
‘There are more important things than living’

Rich learn how to clean their own homes as virus crisis hits

Tue, 2020-04-28 10:55
While some headlines focus on lack of safety kit at work or the rising benefit claims, there’s a hidden group of coronavirus victims—the rich.

Keir Starmer’s ‘real opposition’ leaves the Tories unscathed over virus response

Tue, 2020-04-28 10:32
Media pundits and right wing Labour politicians are hugely impressed by Labour leader Keir Starmer’s response to the coronavirus. Few ordinary people will have noticed.

Union celebrates ‘probably the best deal’ at Carlsberg supplier + Pensions court move

Mon, 2020-04-27 19:37
Drivers employed by logistics company Bibby, which supplies cans for drinks manufacturers including Carlsberg, have won an agreement on health and safety after threatening to walk out.

Sturgeon’s not so different over coronavirus

Mon, 2020-04-27 19:13
Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has started talking about a “new normal”. Not for the first time during the coronavirus crisis she echoed ministers in the Westminster parliament.

Protests after pizza firm takes away pay

Mon, 2020-04-27 18:59
Pizza Hut workers in South London are fighting back over money they are owed

As bosses seek return to business as usual—more will die if lockdown ends

Mon, 2020-04-27 15:34
Top Tories regularly stress that lockdown measures must continue. In reality bosses are forcing more and more people back to work

No change in cruel Universal Credit

Mon, 2020-04-27 15:15
The government has refused to make the Universal Credit benefit regime any less punishing

Science advice is shaped by politics

Mon, 2020-04-27 15:04
The latest bombshell to explode in the government’s face has hit its claim to base its policy for the Covid-19 pandemic on “the science” or “the evidence”

Tories failing to provide tests and protective gear

Mon, 2020-04-27 14:58
The failures of the Tory ­government are continuing to threaten the lives of millions of ordinary people

Tories get ready to publish government response to trans rights reform

Sun, 2020-04-26 17:54
Women and equalities minister Liz Truss has announced that the Tory government will publish its response to reforming the Gender Recognition Act by the summer. 

Cuts and Covid-19 are a deadly cocktail for social care

Sun, 2020-04-26 17:46
The death toll from the coronavirus in care homes is a scandal, yet workers’ demands for safety measures are still being ignored, reports Sarah Bates